Ithaca College

School of Music

Bachelor of Music in Performance-Collaborative Emphasis

Due to the specific focus and intensive nature of this degree program, it may not be combined with other degrees (such as music education).

Liberal Arts

The 30 credits of liberal arts listed in this group must be taken outside the School of Music. For more information see "Academic Courses of Study."
Academic Courses of Study

Piano/CE

English or writing

3

Introduction to Poetry ENGL 11300

3

Natural sciences or mathematics

3

Social or behavioral sciences

3

Liberal arts electives

6

Modern language (Six credits each of two of the following: French, German, or Italian. If equivalent proficiency can be demonstrated in one of these languages, then the remaining two should be studied.)

12

Total

30

Other Liberal Arts Requirements

Music history

9

History and Literature of Music I-III MUTH 25500,  25600, 35500

Total

9

Music Requirements

Performance major

32(28)

Performance Repertoire and Pedagogy PFMJ 19900

4

Ensemble

Pianist as Collaborator MUEN 11700, MUEN 11800

2

Accompanying Master Class MUEN 21700, MUEN 21800

2

Piano Ensemble MUEN 30300

1

Choral ensemble

1

Private accompanying

2

Diction

4

Chamber Music MUEN 32100

1

Piano/Instrumental Duo MUEN 31700

1

Piano/Vocal Duo MUEN 31800

1

Fundamentals of Music Theory+ MUTH 10100

1

Introduction to Musical Styles MUTH 12100

2

Music theory

10

Music Theory I MUTH 12100

Music Theory II MUTH 22100

Music Theory III MUTH 22200

Form and Analysis MUTH 32100

Analysis of Music since 1900 MUTH 32200

Sight-singing

5

Sight-Singing I MUTH 13300

Sight-Singing II MUTH 13400

Advanced Sight-Singing III MUTH 23300

Advanced Sight-Singing IV MUTH 23400

Secondary instrument

Keyboard Musicianship PFSM 17500-PFSM 17600

2

Introduction to Harpsichord MUMC 27900

1

Harpsichord 1 PFMJ 10702

1

Career Orientation MUMC 16600

1

Introduction to Music Technology MUMC 10300

1

Recitals MUMC 37300, MUMC 47300, MUMC 47500

4

Survey of Piano Literature MUTH 49500, MUTH 49600

2

Piano Pedagogy MUMC 49300

2

Opera Workshop MUMC 44700

2

Music electives+

0 (3-4)

Recital Attendance MUMC 10100 (six semesters)

0

Total

84

Total for degree

123-124

+ Students may fulfill the requirement for Fundamentals of Music Theory by scoring 84 percent or higher on a placement exam administered by the Department of Music Theory, History, and Composition. Students who score below 84 percent on the exam must take the course, and they take the lower number of music electives.

Fall Semester
Spring Semester
Freshman Year

English or writing

3

Modern language 1b

3

Modern language 1a

3

Music history

3

Private piano*

4

Private piano*

4

Repertoire class

0.5

Repertoire class

0.5

Pianist as Collaborator

1

Pianist as Collaborator

1

(Fundamentals)

(1)

Music Theory I

2

Introduction to Musical Styles

2

Sight-Singing I

1.5

Sight-Singing II

1.5

Keyboard Musicianship I

1

Keyboard Musicianship II

1

Recital Attendance

0

Recital Attendance

0

16(17)

16

Sophomore Year

Modern language 2a

3

Modern language 2b

3

Music history

3

Music history

3

Private piano

4

Private piano

4

Repertoire class

0.5

Repertoire class

0.5

Accompanying Master Class

1

Accompanying Master Class

1

Chamber Music

0.5

Chamber Music

0.5

Music Theory II

2

Music Theory III

2

Sight-Singing III

1

Sight-Singing IV

1

Introduction to Harpsichord

1

Private harpsichord

1

Recital Attendance

0

Introduction to Music Technology

1

Recital Attendance

0

16

17

Junior Year

Introduction to Poetry

3

Social/behavioral science elective

3

Liberal arts elective

3

Private piano

4

Natural science/ mathematics elective

3

Repertoire class

0.5

Private piano

4

Piano/Vocal Duo

1

Repertoire class

0.5

Analysis of Music since 1900

2

Piano/Instrumental Duo

1

Required Junior Recital

1

Form and Analysis

2

Choral ensemble

1

Piano Ensemble

1

Career Orientation

1

Recital Attendance

0

Recital Attendance

0

17.5

13.5

Senior Year

Liberal arts elective

3

Opera Workshop

2

Diction

2

Diction

2

Private piano

4

Private piano

4

Repertoire class

0.5

Repertoire class

0.5

Private Accompanying

1

Collaborative Recital

1

Survey of Piano Literature

1

Private Accompanying

1

Piano Pedagogy

2

Survey of Piano Literature

1

Required Senior Recital

2

13.5

13.5

* Students entering the School of Music in a non-performance degree will take two credits of private lessons each semester until they are accepted into the performance-collaborative emphasis program. Students entering the performance-collaborative emphasis program prior to the sophomore year will substitute music electives for any missing private lesson credits from the previous semester.